Hairstreak butterfly larvae: but what kind?
Under trees near parking lot.
Two are flying around in my backyard.
This cucurbit germinated in container mix in a pot on my back porch. I moved it to a larger pot. The fruit shown is immature and was pale yellow from the beginning, never green. I don't think it is a common domestic cucurbit. Could it possibly have been sown by a blue jay from seed in parrot food in an adjacent yard? I will let it ripen and save seed. I will not eat the fruit unless I can identify it as an edible plant.
Perhaps an Emerald Carpet (hybrid). Planted here last year by the dozens.
a spider climbed up a wall and remained for a couple of the days. This little guy "ate his way out?"--leaving only the legs.
Amartus tinctus (Short-winged Flower Beetle, Kateretidae), Sign Hill Park, South San Francisco, San Mateo County, California - 3 April 2014. Swept from California Poppies. bugguide.net/node/view/905682
Many trees planted in a long row.